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KHS Saves Tiny Puppies Covered in Hundreds of Ticks

Two 2-month-old retriever puppies came to the Kentucky Humane Society recently after they were found abandoned in a ditch. No one at the shelter could believe how many ticks were covering the pups’ young bodies – there were even bloated ticks nestled in between their tiny paws. Our vet team spent more than two hours painstakingly removing …

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Kentucky Humane Society in Eastern Kentucky Helping Shelters and Animals in Communities Recovering from 2022 Floods

KHS Providing Free Veterinary Care, Delivering Supplies, Volunteering at Impacted Shelters, Transporting Animals in Need of Urgent Medical Care The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) is on the ground in Eastern Kentucky through today, where it spent the past week supporting shelters, animals and communities impacted by the floods in 2022. Since Tuesday, KHS has made …

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Six Abandoned Puppies Arrive at KHS in Need of Urgent Care

Last week, six abandoned puppy siblings arrived at KHS in a plastic bucket after a Good Samaritan found them dangerously playing in the middle of the road. They were clearly malnourished, covered in fleas, and in desperate need of vet care. The poor, young pups were also suffering from tapeworms and tested positive for Coccidia. …

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Help Us Meet Our 21K Match by April 15 and Help Save Puppies

We are currently caring for 10 puppies with Canine Parvovirus – also known as Parvo, an extremely contagious virus that causes severe intestinal damage and can lead to death in unvaccinated puppies. Luckily, we have established a Parvo treatment room at our Main Campus. We are able to give these sweet pups the care they …

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Cat Arrives at KHS with Life-Threatening Tail Injury

Vincent arrived at KHS last week with a painful, life-threatening tail injury. We’re not sure what happened, but our best guess is that he was in a fight with another animal. This poor cat’s tail has been degloved, meaning the skin on his tail peeled back exposing the muscle underneath. These types of injuries require …

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Help KHS Care for Starving Horses from Eastern Kentucky

Last month, with permission from local authorities, the KHS Equine C.A.R.E. team caught and rescued 10 free-roaming horses from starvation in the Eastern Kentucky Mountains. The access road to reach the group was so poorly maintained that it caused significant damage to our trailer, but there was no way we were leaving those poor horses …

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